Moroccan Chicken Recipe

INGREDIENTS FOR THE CHICKEN 3 tablespoons of oil or ghee 2 onions, chopped 1 tablespoon of minced garlic 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoons of paprika 1½ teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons turmeric 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoon fennel seeds, ground 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cumin 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 cups water ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 4 lbs chicken leg quarters, skinned and cut into about 3 pieces per leg quarter 1 large baked eggplant (bake 400° F for about 30-40 min) 2 tablespoons marjoram ½ cup slivered almonds FOR THE QUINOA 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups quinoa 4 cups chicken broth salt to taste ½ cup raisins slivered almonds INSTRUCTIONS MOROCCAN CHICKEN: Heat oil or […]

TOMATO CAPRESE WITH BALSAMIC AIOLI

INGREDIENTS heirloom tomatoes (use a sweeter variety of tomatoes if you prefer less tart) pesto mozzarella (fresh log kind/buffalo) ciabatta rolls BALSAMIC AIOLI ½ cup mayonnaise ½ tbsp balsamic vinegar pinch of salt pinch of pepper INSTRUCTIONS To make the aioli, mix the ingredients in a bowl. To assemble sandwich, spread pesto on one half of the roll. Top with fresh mozzarella log slices. Top with tomato slices. Spread balsamic aioli on the other half of the roll, and top your sandwich. If desired, use a panini press or grill to grill the sandwich.

Squash and Lentil Soup

INGREDIENTS 4 tbsp ghee, butter, or oil of choice 1 large onion, roughly chopped 1 heaping tsp of minced or grated garlic 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped 1 medium potato, peeled and roughly chopped ½ cup of butternut squash, peeled and roughly chopped 2 cups red lentils 1 large or 2 small tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp ground coriander 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 5 cups water salt and pepper to taste FOR THE PITA CHIPS 12 mini whole wheat pitas or 2-3 loaves of whole wheat pita bread torn into pieces olive oil sea salt ¼ – ½ tsp garlic powder (depending on how much garlic you like) INSTRUCTIONS […]

Pizza Nachos

Ingredients FOR THE GARLIC CREAM SAUCE: 1-½ Tablespoon Unsalted Butter ½ Tablespoons Olive Oil 3 cloves Garlic, Minced (or Use A Microplane If You Have It) ½ cups Heavy Cream ¼ cups 2% Milk 1 pinch Salt 1 pinch Cracked Black Pepper 1 pinch Red Pepper Flakes ¼ cups Parmesan Cheese, Grated FOR THE NACHOS: Your Favorite Crispy Tortilla Chips ½ cups Garlic Cream Sauce (Recipe Included) ¼ cups Onion, Diced ½ cups Pepperoni, Cut Into Bite Size Pieces ½ cups Black Olives Sliced ½ whole Green Bell Pepper, Seeds Removed, Diced 1 cup Colby-Jack Cheese, Shredded Preparation Instructions Start by making your sauce. Begin by melting the butter, along with the olive oil on medium to low heat. Once melted, toss in the minced garlic, and give a good stir. Raise the heat up […]

Pork Chop & Sweet Potato Sheet Pan

Ingredients 16 oz Pork Chops boneless , about 1-inch thick 2 Sweet potatoes , peeled and diced 3 Bell peppers , diced (mix of red, green, yellow peppers) 2 Tbsp Chili Powder 1 Tbsp Cumin 1 tsp Salt 2 Tbsp Olive oil Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Add vegetables to a bowl, drizzle with olive oil and toss the vegetables to coat. Sprinkle with salt. Spread vegetables on a oiled baking sheet Combine the chili powder, cumin, and salt in a small bowl. Rub pork chops with spices and place on baking sheet with vegetables. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until pork is fully cooked and potatoes are tender.

Lasagna Wraps

Ingredients 8 Lasagna Noodles 1 lb Ground Beef 1 cube Pop & Cook Basil 1 cube Pop & Cook Garlic 4 cubes Pop & Cook Sauteed Glazed Onions 1 tsp Salt 16 oz Cottage Cheese 2 1/4 c Pasta Sauce ,divided 8 oz Mozzarella Cheese , shredded Instructions In a large pot bring water to a boil. Add lasagna noodles and cook until al dente. Drain water from the pot and place noodles on a flat surface. ( I suggest using a piece of parchment paper). While noodles are cooking brown ground beef in a skillet. Once the beef is mostly browned drain it and return it the the skillet. Add basil, garlic, onions, salt, and 1 cup of the pasta sauce. Continue cooking for 5-10 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. With the noodles laid on a […]

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Dish

Ingredients 1 lb Pork sausage 1 package Pillsbury™ Crescent rolls 8 oz Cream cheese , cubed 1 c Cheddar cheese , shredded 8 Eggs 1/4 c Heavy cream 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 400°F. Cook sausage in a skillet over medium heat. Once the sausage is cooked through drain grease from sausage and put it back in the skillet with cream cheese. Continue to cook until cream cheese and sausage are combined. Unroll crescent rolls and press the seams together to make one sheet of dough, and place crescent rolls in the bottom of a 9×13 casserole dish. Spread the sausage mixture over the crescent rolls. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, salt, and pepper. Pour the egg mixture over the sausage. Sprinkle the eggs and sausage with the cheddar […]

Beer Brat Sliders Recipe

Ingredients 38 oz Smithfield Yuengling Brats. 10 Pretzel rolls 5 slices Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar Cheese 11 oz Bell peppers , sliced (about 2 peppers) 16 oz Yellow onion , thinly sliced (about 2 mediums) ½ c Yuengling Traditional Lager 2 tbsp Butter 2 tbsp Whole grain mustard Instructions Grill brats on med-high heat for about 20 mins or until cooked through. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add sliced onions and cook for 5 minutes. Pour in beer and cook for additional 5- 10 mins or until liquid is gone. Remove onions from skillet. In the same skillet add the peppers and 1 tablespoon of butter and saute until tender, about 10 mins. Cut the cheddar cheese slices in half and place half a cheese slice on the bottom half of each […]

Cheese Bread Perfect for Many Combos

Ingredients 2 sheet Puff pastry, thawed 2 c Gyuere Cheese shredded/grated 1 Egg 1 Tbsp Water 1 tsp Garlic powder 2 Tbsp Thyme 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Unfold thawed puff pastry onto parchment paper or a silpat mat. Sprinkle a little flour on the puff pastry and roll it out into a 10″ x 12″ rectangle. Stir egg and water together and brush onto puff pastry. Sprinkle with pastry with cheese, thyme, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Lightly roll ingredients into pastry. Using a pizza cutter cut the puff pastry into 12 thin strips. Twist each strip and lay on silpat baking mat on a baking sheet. Bake 15 mins, then flip and […]

Chicken Avocado Salad

Ingredients Chicken Salad 4 oz. Grilled or Baked chicken, cubed 3 Cherry tomatoes, sliced ½ Avocado, cubed Salt to taste Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette 3 Tbsp Olive oil 2 Tbsp Lime Juice 1 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar 1 Tbsp Cilantro Salt to taste Instructions Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette Whisk all ingredients together adding salt slowly until you reach the taste you like. Chicken Salad Combine the chicken and tomatoes and pour ½ of the vinaigrette over them. Mix together until well coated. Add avocado and the rest of the vinaigrette and toss gently so you don’t smash the avocado. Salt to taste. Eat as is or serve them in lettuce wraps.